84. Rash on a Child with Epilepsy

  1. Christopher P. Holstege MD2,3,4,
  2. Alexander B. Baer MD2,5,
  3. Jesse M. Pines MD, MBA, MSCE6,7 and
  4. William J. Brady MD8,9,10
  1. Heather A. Borek MD1 and
  2. Christopher P. Holstege MD2,3,4

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch84

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

Borek, H. A. and Holstege, C. P. (2011) Rash on a Child with Epilepsy, in Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition (eds C. P. Holstege, A. B. Baer, J. M. Pines and W. J. Brady), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch84

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 3

    Blue Ridge Poison Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  3. 4

    Departments of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  4. 5

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  5. 6

    Center for Health Care Quality, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  6. 7

    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  7. 8

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  8. 9

    Center for Emergency Management, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  9. 10

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad & Albemarle County, Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 2

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  3. 3

    Blue Ridge Poison Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  4. 4

    Departments of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333473

Online ISBN: 9781444397994

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Keywords:

  • Case 84, rash - on a child with epilepsy;
  • 3-year-old female, history of epilepsy - controlled by phenytoin;
  • rapid progression, painful rash - inability in swallowing secretions;
  • rash, 5 days earlier - mother noting mild skin tenderness, low grade fever, anorexia and malaise;
  • child, complaining of headache developing diarrhea - diagnosed with viral exanthem;
  • child, marked progression of rash - diffuse mucus membrane involvement;
  • vital signs, blood pressure 67/34 mmHg, pulse 160 beats - respiration 38 breaths per minute;
  • intubation, and laboratory studies - renal and hepatic dysfunction;
  • what is correct regarding this condition